Track and Field teams show off season-best performances at the Southern Mississippi Invitational


Biology sophomore Meri Hebert prepares for her race at the Tulane Twilight Invitational on March 4, 2016. The Wolf Pack broke several records at the Southern Mississippi Invitational.

Andres Fuentes

For the second meet in a row, the Loyola track and field team shined, recording program and personal bests.

Leah Banks took home first place in the long jump with 5.64 meters, a new program best.

Basketball star Meghan Temple made her track debut in the discus, landing seventh place with 39.19mm.

Jarret Richard recorded a personal best in the 100m dash, racking up ninth place with 10.89. Richard’s time is also the second fastest in the SSAC this season.

Earl Coats notched a personal best in the 400m dash and Brain Davis took 15th overall and a personal best in the 800m run.